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World Cup: ‘Proud’ Alex Walmsley prepares to face the ultimate test against Australia

ALEX WALMSLEY admits it is “surreal” knowing he will play in the World Cup final with England – after thinking he was destined to never even pull on the shirt.

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Alex Walmsley in action against Papua New Guinea.

Walmsley aiming to put Dewsbury ‘on the map’

ALEX WALMSLEY hopes to put Dewsbury “on the map” by helping England win their first-ever World Cup.

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Danny McGuire and Rob Burrow lift the 2017 Super League Champions Trophy. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds Rhinos aiming to set new Super League attendance record at Elland Road

Leeds Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington has hailed their growing relationship with Leeds United as his club bid to break the Super League attendance record during two matches at Elland Road next season.

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Batley Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin.
 Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

2018 Championship Fixtures: Batley Bulldogs

Here are Batley Bulldogs’ fixtures for the 2018 Championship season.

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Leeds Rhinos convincingly beat Castleford Tigers in Super League's Grand Final at Old Trafford last month.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Fixtures 2018: Leeds Rhinos out to smash Super League record at Elland Road

WITH the 2018 fixture list now revealed, defending champions Leeds Rhinos have declared they aim to break the Super League attendance record when they take two regular games to Elland Road next season.

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Alex Walmsley: Ready to make World Cup debut.

Rugby League World Cup: Alex Walmsley backed to impress Down Under

As he prepares to make his belated England debut, St Helens prop Alex Walmsley has been told he would “thrive” in the NRL.

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Alex Walmsley: Has overcome illness.

Big-match preview, Australia v England: This is what we’ve been waiting for says Denis Betts

England will aim to use their 2016 Four Nations Series failure to drive them to success in the World Cup, according to assistant coach Denis Betts.

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New father: England's Alex Walmsley.

World Cup build-up: Alex Walmsley aims to make new son so proud

YOU would think the only downside for giant prop Alex Walmsley on his England World Cup call-up and potential international debut is leaving his new-born son for almost two months.

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James Harrison: Scored two tries in Batleys defeat.

Rams and Bulldogs miss out on glamour showdown

Dewsbury Rams and Batley Bulldogs were unable to earn a Championship Shield final against one-another as they both lost their semi-finals over the weekend.

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Aston helps Bradford edge our rivals Rams

Aston helps Bradford edge our rivals Rams

Strugglers Bradford Bulls beat Dewsbury Rams 16-12 yesterday in their Championship Shield clash.

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Batley's Dane Manning attempts to get away from Dewsbury's Dale Morton.

Championship/League One: McNamara defends fired up Dragons, winger Reittie flies in for four tries in Batley v Dewsbury derby, and Hunslet hammer South Wales Ironmen

Steve McNamara defended his Catalans Dragons players’ physical approach after his side gained a vital 24-0 victory in a hard-fought contest at Championship side Halifax.

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Batley Bulldogs coach Matt Diskin. 
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Batley Bulldogs v Dewsbury Rams: Hosts out to prove timely point against neighbours

BATLEY BULLDOGS will have a point to prove when they play host to neighbours and fierce rivals Dewsbury Rams tomorrow (3pm).

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Batley Bulldogs' players celebrate scoring one of their tries against Bradford Bulls at Odsal. Picture: James Hardisty.

Bradford Bulls 18 Batley Bulldogs 44: Clinical Bulldogs capitalise on Bulls’ mistakes

JUST how far Bradford Bulls have fallen over the past decade or so was made abundantly clear as they were embarrassed by Batley Bulldogs at a sparsely populated Odsal yesterday.

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Championship round-up: Victory for Bradford Bulls, Sheffield Eagles, Dewsbury Rams and Batley Bulldogs

Championship round-up: Victory for Bradford Bulls, Sheffield Eagles, Dewsbury Rams and Batley Bulldogs

Yorkshire’s four clubs competing for the Championship Shield enjoyed a clean sweep of victories yesterday.

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League round-up: Dewsbury Rams and Sheffield Eagles win, Batley Bulldogs beat Bradford Bulls plus success for Doncaster, York City Knights, Keighley Cougars and Hunslet

League round-up: Dewsbury Rams and Sheffield Eagles win, Batley Bulldogs beat Bradford Bulls plus success for Doncaster, York City Knights, Keighley Cougars and Hunslet

Dewsbury Rams have made two signings ahead of this week’s transfer deadline.

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Batley Bulldogs 36 Dewsbury Rams 20: Hosts battle back to deny Rams victory

Batley Bulldogs 36 Dewsbury Rams 20: Hosts battle back to deny Rams victory

Batley Bulldogs ran in five second-half tries in the space of 17 minutes to clinch victory over old foes Dewsbury Rams.

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Featherstone Rovers 42 Batley Bulldogs 14: Featherstone closing in on top-four finish

Featherstone Rovers 42 Batley Bulldogs 14: Featherstone closing in on top-four finish

this derby win over Batley Bulldogs kept Featherstone Rovers on course for a second successive appearance in the middle-eights Qualifiers.

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League round-up: Vital wins for Dewsbury and Batley, plus League 1 reports

League round-up: Vital wins for Dewsbury and Batley, plus League 1 reports

Dewsbury Rams are now 10th in the Championship table on 10 points after a shock 34-22 home win over fourth-placed Toulouse Olympique.

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Championship.

Sheffield have no answer to rampant Batley

Batley Bulldogs were pretty much unstoppable in their Championship encounter with visiting Sheffield Eagles.

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Shaun Lunt

Robins stay on course as Bulldogs sink Lions

Hull Kingston Rovers restablished a five-point lead over second-placed Championship rivals Toulouse thanks to victory over battling Oldham.

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